Hawkins Family 1897


The Hawkins family 1897. John and Elizabeth Hawkins with their family. L to R Emily, Harry, Bessie and Grace sitting between her parents.

Last Hemyock Royal British legion meeting. 1988

The last meeting of the Hemyock Branch of the Royal British Legion (Women’s Section). (1988)

Back Row. L to R. Dorothy Howsom, Sarah Lowman, Edna Dunn, Elvira Dunn, Phyll Kallaway and Dorothy Gammon (partly hidden), Dora Fuller, Mrs Payne Front Row- L to R. Vera Gard, Mrs Hutchings, Mrs Clarke, Sarah Bale and Margaret Lowman.

There are no longer branches of the British Legion in Hemyock


The Old Saw Mill Yard, Hemyock

The Old Saw Mill Yard c 1891-1893. This circular saw was driven by a portable steam engine, as opposed to a traction engine which moved under it’s own power. This engine was hauled by a horse, the shafts are visible in front of the smoke box. The chimney was hinged to fold horizontally, laying in the

An Excerpt from George Clist’s account books.

2 Pages from George Clist’s Account Book, detailing journeys undertaken by his hearse for the years 1852-1853. Details are given where the coffin was taken from, the churchyard to which it was taken, the distance in miles, whether the palls were used and the cost. Some ten years later two of his children had managed to write their names on the bottom of the account book.

The Hemyock Hundred, Whites Directory 1852.

A copy of the Hemyock entry in White’s Directory 1852

A Hemyock Christmas Card

A Christmas card from Hemyock, pre 1900 because the old village pump is in the Square and the old school / Parish house is still on the corner of the Churchyard where the War Memorial now stands. The two pubs can be seen on the left.

Hemyock Square pre 1900’s

A very old photograph pre 1900 of the Square showing the original water pump. The window of the coffee shop is on the left, the cottages that were burnt down in the centre, then A. Wides original shop and on the right Hides shop always known as Up Steps


Fore Street, Uffculme

Picture of Fore Street, Uffculme in 1891

Fore St., Uffculme. 1891.

Clearing the snow in Fore Street, Uffculme. This image from 1891 was taken at the top of Kents Close, just outside number 10, Fore Street. St. Mary’s Church and Uffculme Square are the other side of the houses.